Comics

Be sure to stop by your friendly neighborhood TFAW on Friday, February 19 from 6:00 to 8:00pm as acclaimed comic book writer Gail Simone will be signing.

Simone's recent work on Leaving Megalopolis, Red Sonja, Clean Room, and Tomb Raider has been stellar, and fans love her work on Secret Six and Batgirl.

A variety of Gail Simone's work will be available for purchase at the event. The first 30 people to purchase work by Simone during the signing will also receive a free lithograph.

GeeklyCon will take place at University Place Hotel, 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland, OR 97201

 

GeeklyCon is a gathering of friends, new and old.

GeeklyCon started as a goof...a visit between friends (Steph and Ash) that spiraled out of control. Now it is a chance for like-minded people to cram as much fun into one weekend as humanly possible. There will be a live performance of GeeklyInc podcasts. There will be tabletop games and board games. There will be a chance to win glory on the field of valor (maybe?). For those over 21 years of age, there will an adult...

Come on down to the Portland TFAW to meet Sam Humphries on Friday, February 19 from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

Sam will be visiting Portland and signing the first issue of his newest series, Jonesy from BOOM! Studios. Jonesy is the story of a teenager with the power to make anyone fall in love. Anyone. With anything. She's a cupid in plaid. With a Tumblr. There's only one catch--it doesn't work on herself.

Humphries is best known his recent work on Marvel’s Star-Lord and Ultimates comic book series, but rose to fame with his self-published work with ...

Fanaticon is a small student run comic and fandom festival presented by the East Portland Community Center Manga Studio art class. 

Admission is free!

For our first year we'll be offering an exhibitors room featuring local and student artists, comic creators and other vendors. Come by and check out the cool art on display, buy some comics and talk with local artists!

This year our attending artists include:

EPCC Manga Studio Artists!
Rick Marcks (The Words)
The Gorgonist (Ushala at World's End)
Barry Deutsch (Hereville)
Jaymz Bernard (Devil...

Things From Another World, in partnership with Dark Horse Comics, is excited to announce a signing with Harrow County creators Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook at the Portland TFAW comic book shop on Friday, February 19 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. The horror comic book series launched last year and quickly sunk its teeth into fans across the world.

Published by Portland’s own Dark Horse Comics, the horror series has garnered praise from critics and fans alike. This is a unique opportunity to meet writer Cullen Bunn (Uncanny X-Men, Aquaman, The Sixth Gun) and artist Tyler Crook (B.P.R.D., The...

Ready for some action and bromance? Luke Cage and Danny Rand are hitting the streets again in the new Power Man and Iron Fist comic book series launching on February 17!

TFAW is excited to host series writer David Walker for a signing at their Portland location! Be sure to visit TFAW on Wednesday, February 17 from 6:00 to 8:00pm to purchase the debut issue of this exciting series and get it signed!

The new ongoing Power Man & Iron Fist comic book series promises cameos by old friends, new thugs, and a flurry of fists. Don't miss out on this...

 

Some of the special guests include

  • Matt Smith (Actor - Doctor Who [The Doctor]) 
  • Karen Gillan (Actress - Doctor Who [Amy Pond]; Guardians of the Galaxy [Nebula]) 
  • Arthur Darvill (Actor - Dr. Who [Rory Williams])
  • Alex Kingston (Actress - Doctor Who [River Song]; Arrow [Dinah Lance]) 
  • Jennifer Morrison (Actress - Once Upon a Time [Emma Swan]; Star Trek [Winona Kirk])
  • John Barrowman (Actor - Arrow; Torchwood; Zero Dark Thirty; Doctor Who) 
  • Mike Colter (Actor - Luke Cage; Jessica Jones [Luke Cage]; Halo:
  • ...

Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations, and explore the wonders of OMSI with no kids in sight! Enjoy a glass of wine while learning about robots, tornados, or fossils. Talk to a brewer about the science behind beer, or taste how an extra 10% cacao can make a difference in chocolate.

All that and more with OMSI After Dark, a night at the museum for the 21-and-over crowd filled with food, drink, and science fun!

21+ Only | ID's Required

Superheroes! Put your super-skills to the test! Learn how science is bringing comic book qualities to life!...

In a year that brought us huge crossover events, relaunches, and a host of new ground-breaking creator-owned books, it’s time to celebrate with the Best Comics of 2015 awards from Things From Another World. And we’re looking to you to cast the winning ballot. Visit 


The folks at TFAW have narrowed the field to 25 of the best-selling, most talked about comic book series of 2015, and invite you to weigh in on which series will take home the crown.


“There are so many great books that came out this year, and we’re looking to the fans to help us determine which comic...

Han Shot First: Trivia for Geeks is a bi-weekly trivia competition on Wednesdays at the Jack London Bar. Our topics include movies, television. comic books, video games, science, and literature. Drinks and food are available. The Jack London Bar is inside the Rialto Poolroom, downstairs in the back. Please visit Hanshotfirsttrivia.com for more information. 

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